Captain Miles was a
distinguished graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
As a lieutenant
during D-DAY, he jumped into Normandy as the 2/508 S4 (intelligence).
He was wounded during the hedgerow fighting and taken to Hill 30 until he
could be evacuated to England.
he returned to the regiment just prior to the Ardennes conflict. He
assumed command of E Company during the Battle of the Bulge through the
end of the war.
After the war was
over, the 508th PIR served as Honor Guard for General